Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 20, 2008
We too were enslaved once. We too were held down by the bonds of sin, and yes, we can remain in slavery on account of our ignorance. We are no longer slaves, we are now in fact sons, entitled to the full rights of an heir.
William Knibb sailed for Jamaica in November of 1824. He traveled to replace his missionary brother Thomas, who had died just a few months before his departure from England.
His school in Jamaica dedicated to the children of slaves prospered. Slaves flocked from the sugarcane fields every night